Welcome to the LocalWiki for Davis, California, USA ! This project is an interconnected community effort to explore, discuss and compile anything and everything about Davis — especially the little, enjoyable things. This entire site is maintained by the people who use it: everyone can edit this website!! You too!
Happening now, each evening at sunset (August 2019). "Exactly at sunset hundreds of thousands of bats leave for the hunt! They are only here for a few more weeks until they migrate."
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New in Davis
🎊 Grand Opening Baker Optometry 🎊 - added on front page: July 9th, 2019
Dr. Baker and his team, Lisa, Lea, Kristina, Susana, and Jerrie, welcome you in Dr. Baker's new office!
"We are excited to announce the official opening of Baker Optometry! Dr. Alex Baker and our team are providing the same quality care and attention at our new location in the Covell Professional Center (corner of Anderson and Covell). Please contact us for exams, glasses, and contact lenses. We are always happy to answer your questions."
>>> Our own Dr. answering-eye-questions Baker has opened his new office. So it's like coming home, Davis Wiki-wise too.
--- Here, new pages based on new local businesses, new local schools, new local galleries, new and mentionable local buildings, new local initiatives et cetera et cetera, can be highlighted. Please allow newly added "New in Davis" pages on the frontpage of the Davis Wiki to stay up for at least two weeks. For this reason, don’t forget to time stamp your contribution. Only replace content above this horizontal rule.
For historic purposes, please list the predecessor as soon as you replace one new item with the next.
1. Baker Optometry - added July 9, 2019
The Davis Farmers Market is a must-see for any visitor and a weekly tradition for many residents.
The market is at Central Park, at Fourth and C Streets downtown, rain or shine, and is a Certified Farmer's Market... everything sold in the market is either grown or made by the seller, including certified organic produce, fresh baked goods, flowers, and many other quality products. Sample delicious fruit while mingling with vendors and neighbors. The Yolo County Health Department's "no dogs" policy is strictly enforced in the pavilion area.
The Aggie ran a news story about the Davis Wiki on February 25th. However, since students are free to publish anything on these pages, it is essential to remember that student newspapers are not consistently reliable, up-to-date sources of hard facts and cannot be taken entirely at face value.
Some pages dedicated to issues of interest:
- 2018 City Council Election
- Turkey Menace
- Banning leaf-blowers
- UC Davis Budget Cuts and online courses
- Alternative Instructional Model (AIM)
- Bringing Fiber Internet to Davis
And some issues that are no longer "hot":
Please edit this page and add your own picture! Instructions for changing the mystery picture are available in the "info" page for this page.
2014-12-26 Oh my god, so many changes. Read about them over here!
Check out the archive for older news....
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